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Travelling murderer problem: planning a Morrowind all-faction speedrun with simulated annealing, part 3
@mildbyte 1 month, 3 weeks ago | programming | games | morrowind | python |
Introduction Last time, I showed a way to generate a decent route through the quest graph as well as came up with a rough character progression that can be used to quickly complete all faction questlines in Morrowind. Today, I'll ...
Travelling murderer problem: planning a Morrowind all-faction speedrun with simulated annealing, part 2
@mildbyte 2 months ago | programming | games | morrowind | python |
Introduction Previously, we left off by converting the problem of finding a route that completes all faction questlines in Morrowind into the general case of the travelling salesman problem with dependency constraints. Today, we'll come up with a way to ...
Travelling murderer problem: planning a Morrowind all-faction speedrun with simulated annealing, part 1
@mildbyte 2 months ago | programming | games | morrowind | python |
Well, not even last night's storm could wake you. I heard them say we've reached Morrowind, I'm sure they'll let us go and do a speedrun. Jiub Introduction There's the famous speedrun of Morrowind's main quest that involves basically travelling ...
project Betfair, part 8
@mildbyte 5 months, 3 weeks ago | programming | python | betfair | scala |
Introduction Previously on project Betfair, we gave up on market making and decided to move on to a simpler Betfair systematic trading idea that seemed to work. Today on project Betfair, we'll trade it live and find out it doesn't ...
MTA, SPF, DKIM, PTR, WTF: a quick checklist on how to send e-mail from your domain
@mildbyte 6 months ago | programming | kimonote | email |
Introduction While I'm writer's-blocked on continuing with project Betfair (well, more like blocked on not being able to reproduce my old research results in order to fit the narrative I thought I had), here's a quick story from the development ...
project Betfair, part 7
@mildbyte 6 months ago | programming | python | betfair | scala |
Introduction Previously on project Betfair, we ran the production market-making CAFBot in Scala, got it working, made some money, lost some money and came back with some new ideas. Today, we'll test those ideas, look at something that's much more ...
project Betfair, part 6
@mildbyte 6 months, 1 week ago | programming | betfair | scala |
Introduction Previously on project Betfair, we spent some time tuning our market making bot and trying to make it make money in simulation. Today, we'll use coding and algorithms to make (and lose) us some money in real life. Meet ...
project Betfair, part 5
@mildbyte 6 months, 1 week ago | programming | python | betfair |
Introduction Previously on project Betfair, we started fixing our market-making bot so that it wouldn't accumulate as much inventory. Today, we'll try to battle the other foe of a market maker: adverse selection. Order book imbalance Consider the microprice from ...
project Betfair, part 4
@mildbyte 6 months, 2 weeks ago | programming | python | betfair |
Introduction Previously on project Betfair, we implemented a simple market making strategy and backtested it against some horse races, with disastrous results. Today, things get better. Greyhounds Though most of this has been done on horse racing markets, I was ...
project Betfair, part 3
@mildbyte 6 months, 2 weeks ago | programming | python | betfair |
Introduction Previously on project Betfair, we started collecting dumps of Betfair order book data from the Stream API and learned how to reconstruct series of events from those with the aim of using them to backtest a market making strategy. ...
project Betfair, part 2
@mildbyte 6 months, 3 weeks ago | programming | python | betfair |
Probably the hardest thing about writing this will be piecing together what I was doing and thinking at the time. Keeping a development diary was a great idea, it's just a shame I started it 1/3 of the way into ...
project Betfair, part 1
@mildbyte 6 months, 3 weeks ago | programming | betfair | 1 comment
Introduction Like I had said in a previous post, I tried my hand at automated trading on Betfair for a couple of months. While I didn't make much money from it, I still think there are a lot of cool ...
What have I been up to
@mildbyte 7 months ago | admin | programming | kimonote | betfair |
It's been more than 3 months since my last post. Have I finally sunk into the depths of depression and debauchery since leaving my job? Do I start my day by waking up at 11am and having a mimosa? Do ...
Let's go on a treasure hunt!
@mildbyte 11 months ago | programming | games | python | telegram | bots |
Chatbots are basically a clunky commandline interface to things that sometimes really need a custom UI. But what if I do want to make something that uses some of the features (a GPS receiver, a camera, a microphone) that a ...
project Morrowind, part 7
@mildbyte 11 months, 1 week ago | programming | games | morrowind | python |
So that you don't think that the 1-year delay in posting part 6 was due to me manually drawing the population heatmaps in Paint, I finally split the code I used to produce all the plots into a set of ...
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